Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences


Class Profile

Below is a description of the incoming graduate students for the 2019 PhD class


Prior Research Experience

100% have had a sustained research experience in a scientific laboratory

27% have published a scientific paper in a peer reviewed journal

47% have presented their work at a scientific meeting

33% have also spent a summer in a research program

Mean Months of Prior, Full‐Time Research Experience: 25



27 different colleges are represented by the incoming PhD Class. Students come from throughout the United States having attended large research universities, and small liberal arts colleges

Undergraduate majors: Allied Health, Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Biological Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Cognitive Studies, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Neurobiology Neuroscience (3)

57% have a Bachelor of Science degree; 23% have a Bachelor of Arts degree

40% have a Master’s degree



Demographics- 63% Female, 43% Male

Underrepresented minorities - 33% of individuals have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences
Citizenship - 97% U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, 3% Non-U.S. Citizen

U.S. students are coming from Alaska, California, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Puerto Rico


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Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:00 AM
Careers in Research Administration
Melissa Epstein, PhD, MBE, CIP

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:00 PM
Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk – The Art of Giving a Great Lecture (for PhDs)
Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk

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